Saturday, January 28, 2023

Khuzestan Province

Ahvaz in fog amid air pollution in Iranian megacities

Thick fog has significantly reduced visibility in the cities of the southern Iranian province of Khouzestan, especially the capital Ahvaz.

IRGC: Iran’s security forces dealt blow to terror ring involved in Izeh bloodshed

Forces of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) deal a blow to a terrorist network involved in a bloody shooting attack in the southwestern city of Izeh in mid-November.

Official: Iran makes 61 arrests over terror attack in Izeh, Khuzestan Province

A local judicial official in southern Khuzestan Province says 61 people have been arrested in connection with a deadly terror attack that hit the city of Izeh recently.

Iran arrests three individuals in connection with Khuzestan deadly shooting

Iranian Vice-President Mohsen Rezaei said that the three major elements of the recent terrorist attack in the city of Izeh in Khuzestan Province have been detained. Security officials in the southwestern province say two gunmen on motorbikes started shooting at people and law enforcement officers in downtown city, killing and injuring several people.

7 killed as terrorists open fire at people in southern Iran

Unknown gunmen opened fire at people and law enforcement forces in the town of Izeh, in Iran’s southern province of Khuzestan on Wednesday night. At least 7 civilians, including a woman and a child, have been killed, according to the latest reports.

Iranian teacher goes to school every day on boat

An elementary school teacher every day goes to school on a boat to teach children of an underprivileged village in iran’s Khuzestan province.

Breeding chickens by the world’s rarest birds in Huweizeh Marches

An Iranian official says some ducklings, known as the rarest in the world, have been spotted inside and on the margins of the Huweizeh Marches in southwestern Iran.

Iranian judicial official says man beating woman in Dezfoul faces prosecution

An Iranian judicial official says a man who beat a woman in a street in the southern city of Dezfoul, Khuzestan Province, faces prosecution.

Gorgeous Iran: Chal Kandi Valley, Dezfoul

Chal Kandi Valley of Dez River is a spectacular area in Khuzestan province located between the north of Dezful and the east of Andimeshk cities in southern Iran.

5-magnitude quake rocks Iran’s Khuzestan province

A 5-magnitude earthquake has rocked Iran’s Khuzestan Province. That’s according to Tehran University’s Geophysics Institute.

Selasal Castle, Iran’s 10th cultural heritage site registered on UN list

Selasal Castle is a huge fortified building in Iran’s Khuzestan province dating back to the Sassanid era.

Iran cabinet gives confidence vote to Khuzestan chief

Sadegh Khalilian has been approved as the new governor-general of Iran's southwestern province of Khuzestan.

Raisi’s Unannounced Visit to Khuzestan under Media Spotlight

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s recent trip to the city of Ahvaz, the capital of southern Khuzestan province, has received mixed reactions from people and media outlets.

Raisi in Kuzestan vows to Address Ongoing Problems

New Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says his administration will do whatever it takes to address the problems of people in southern Khuzestan province, who have faced water shortage recently, an issue further complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Iran’s Top Security Official Orders Release of Khuzestan Protests Detainees

Admiral Ali Shamkhani, the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, says the country's security forces had been ordered to immediately release those detained during the recent protests in Khuzestan, who had not committed a criminal act.

Tehran Accuses UN Rights Commissioner of Trying to Cause Rift among Iranians

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has rejected the “interventionist and politicised” statement of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the recent protests in Khuzestan, accusing her of trying to cause division among Iranian people.

IRGC Chief Vows to Solve Water Problems in Southern Iran

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Chief says the IRGC stands with the people of Khuzestan province to solve the problems in the southern province.

Ayatollah Khamenei Urges Officials to Resolve Water Shortage in Southern Iran

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution has called for the swift resolution of the water shortage problems of people in the south of country, especially Khuzestan province whose people have been holding massive protests in recent days.

Water Protests in Iran: One Demonstrator Killed by ‘Rioters’

A young protester has been killed during the protest rallies held in the town of Shadgan in Iran's Khuzestan province against shortage of water.

Blast in Oil and Gas Pipeline in Southern Iran Kills Three

An explosion in an oil and gas pipeline station at Fath-ul-Mobin region of Shush County in Iran's Khuzestan province has killed three people and injured four others.

Wildlife in Iranian Wetland on Verge of Death Due to Drought

A drop in rainfall and the ensuing drought this summer have resulted in the deaths of fish, buffalos and the marsh in the Hour-ol-Azim Wetland.

Technical Failure at F-5 Jet Fighter Leads to Deaths of Two Iranian Pilots

Two Iranian pilots have lost their lives after ejecting from a malfunctioning F-5 jet fighter in the southern Iranian city of Dezful.

Rangooniha Mosque: An Awe-Inspiring Monument in Southern Iran

The Rangooniha Mosque is one of Iran’s most invaluable mosques with a completely different architecture.

7-Year-Old Cancer Girl’s Wish Comes True in Ancient Castle of Shush

Zeynab, a seven-year-old Iranian girl, is battling against cancer. She always wished to become a queen one day and have her own castle and treasure.

Sarakhieh Village; The Venice of Iran

Sarakhieh is a unique village in south-western Iran where the daily life flows in the water, just like the Italian city of Venice. 

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